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Karl Rove

  1. past is prologue
    Clinton and Biden Bookend the Era of the Swing VoterDifferences in how the two men approached campaigning and governing, despite their similar ideologies, reflect a massive shift in the U.S. electorate.
  2. vision 2020
    Rove Giving Trump Advice He Cannot TakeThe Boy Genius seems to be explaining in advance why Trump lost.
  3. the national interest
    ‘Complete Idiot’ Donald Trump and ‘Dope’ Karl Rove Now Working TogetherIt is beautiful to see two sociopaths put aside old hatreds and work together for evil.
  4. vision 2020
    Team Trump Goes Negative on Biden Early and HeavilyTrump needs to make this a “contrast” election rather than a referendum on his presidency, fast.
  5. impeachment
    Trump’s Impeachment Defense Borrows an Old Karl Rove StrategyAnything Democrats have thrown at Trump, his team has thrown right back with nearly identical counteraccusations. It can be maddeningly effective.
  6. vision 2020
    Maybe Democrats Should Remain on the Defensive in 2020The Trump Era may call for a more proactive agenda, but the Trump campaign is all in on all the old attack lines — and Democrats need to be ready.
  7. the national interest
    Republicans Keep Lying About Pete Buttigieg and Thomas JeffersonMayor Pete gives thoughtful nuanced response on Founding Fathers, Republicans decide to invent smear instead.
  8. historical revisionism
    Yes, Candace, the Southern Strategy Is RealIn an egregious statement of historical revisionism, right-wing controversialist Candace Owens denies some very basic facts.
  9. george h.w. bush
    The Bush Family’s Struggle to Keep Up With the Conservative MovementGeorge H.W. Bush and his sons George W. and Jeb tried to stay in step with the ever-rightward drift of the conservative movement. They failed.
  10. Maybe Republicans Just Don’t Do PolicyFor all their differences, the Bush and Trump White Houses share an indifference toward policy development as opposed to politics and ideology.
  11. Things Are Looking Up for Democratic Senators in Trump CountrySix Senate Democrats running for reelection in states easily carried by Trump last year are benefitting from strong popularity and GOP fecklessness.
  12. Democrats Remain United Against GOP Health Plan Because It’s Politically StupidUnlike Republicans as recently as the Bush administration, today’s GOP is managing to alienate many of its own voters, and everyone else.
  13. How to Waste a Trifecta: Lessons From the George W. Bush AdministrationIt is far too early to know if today’s triumphant Republicans will succeed in consolidating their power, or self-destruct like they did under Bush.
  14. Even Trump Supporters Think Comey’s Letter Was InappropriateThe chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, right-wing radio host Joe Walsh, and Karl Rove criticized Comey for unfairly intervening in the election.
  15. Trump’s Parasitic Policy StrategyHe begs, borrows, and steals proposals where he can find them. What happens if he wins?
  16. early and often
    Rove Horrified Trump Might Not Wage Ad WarTo Karl Rove, running for president without raising and spending megabucks on attack ads is blasphemy. He’s begging Donald Trump to repent.
  17. Is Karl Rove Secretly Falling for Donald Trump?The conservative kingmaker’s super-pac is telling donors that Trump can beat Clinton.
  18. the national interest
    Karl Rove: Obama Should React to Terrorism Like Bush DidStaying calm isn’t what made Dubya a great foreign-policy president.
  19. q&a
    Karl Rove on the GOP’s Donald Trump ProblemCan the Donald win the nomination? “I think it’s possible,” says the man formerly known as Bush’s brain.
  20. the national interest
    Karl Rove Still in Post-Traumatic Shock From Bush AdministrationConfused former Bush mastermind blames Obama for leaving next president a mess.
  21. early and awkward
    Karl Rove, Fox News Rub in Republican DominationRevenge for 2012.
  22. the national circus
    Frank Rich on the National Circus: Obama Has Gotten Us Into a QuagmireThe ISIS campaign is a “dumb war.”
  23. Karl Rove’s Brilliant Health-Care Plan Foiled by Lack of SpaceIf Wall Street Journal column inches weren’t so precious …
  24. hillary watch
    Karl Rove Suggests Hillary Might Have Suffered a Brain InjuryOr she had “Benghazi flu.” Either way, she’s lying.
  25. the national interest
    How Democrats and Republicans Learned to Agree on ObamacareAbortions for some, miniature American flags for others.
  26. the national interest
    Karl Rove: Presidents Who Leave Deficits, Bad Economies, and War Are the WorstHe’s a treasure trove.
  27. the national interest
    Right Ready for Every-Man-for-Himself CareA fresh season of conservative health-care hubris.
  28. the national interest
    Rove: Obama Tricked Us Into Shutting Down GovernmentHe’s diabolically clever.
  29. the national interest
    Republicans Put Snooping Policy Over PoliticsCredit their honesty, if not necessarily their convictions.
  30. early and awkward
    IRS Sorry for Singling Out Conservative PACsBetter late than never.
  31. here’s the beef
    A Complete History of the Karl Rove–Sarah Palin BeefThis entertaining feud has been ongoing for some time.
  32. oops
    Tea Party Patriots Didn’t Mean to Call Karl Rove a NaziBlame Bing.
  33. cable news news
    Karl Rove and Fox News Are Staying Together Through 2016Any leftover tension from Election Night is gone.
  34. the national interest
    Is Obama Punishing the GOP Because He’s Mean?It’s an increasingly popular Republican theory.
  35. video
    Rich: The Biggest Conservative Racket of AllIt involved Fox News.
  36. Frank Rich on the National Circus: The Fiscal Cliff Is the Y2K of 2012Obama can wait out the GOP.
  37. Fox News Puts Karl Rove on the BenchRoger Ailes shakes things up.
  38. cable news news
    Roger Ailes Can’t Imagine Why Anyone Thinks Fox News Has an AgendaHis “enemies,” he said, will push their own version of his legacy.
  39. master debaters
    The Latest Republican Scapegoat: GOP Primary Debate ModeratorsThey forced Mitt Romney to say unpopular things!
  40. karl rove
    Karl Rove Admits That 2012 Was a ‘Bad Year’ for His Super-PACsBut next time will be different! 
  41. white men with money
    Sheldon Adelson and the Super-Rich Drying Their Romney Tears With $100 BillsHow the right’s biggest donors are reacting.
  42. early and often
    How Karl Rove Fought With Fox News Over the Ohio CallBehind the scenes of a network divided against itself on-camera.
  43. hurricane sandy
    Republicans Call Out Hurricane Sandy for Stealing Romney’s Momentum It really was quite the October surprise. 
  44. beefs
    Newt and Huck Denounce Rove’s Todd Akin Joke“Terrible,” Newt called it. “Disturbing,” said Huck.
  45. death threats
    Karl Rove Swears He Was Kidding About Murdering Todd AkinHe joked about doing so at a Tampa fundraiser.
  46. the national interest
    Quote of the Day: Karl RoveHe’s a treasure trove!
  47. stuck in the mittle
    Romney Campaign Tries to Distract From UK Visit Look, a list of possible VP picks!
  48. stuck in the mittle
    Mitt Romney’s Fund-raisers Seem to Be Having a Nice Time in Utah800 of them descended on a Park City resort for some quality time with the candidate.
  49. super pacs
    Obama Lawyer Demands Rove-led Crossroads GPS Disclose Its DonorsFighting fund-raising with lawyering.
  50. election 2012
    See the Softer Side of the GOP’s Obama-Bashing AdsRepublicans release a smarter attack ad.
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